• Railway Gazette

    Russian-built 1 435 mm gauge wagons approved for EU use

    United Wagon Co has obtained type approval from the EU Agency for Railways for two types of container wagon, which it says is the ‘first time in modern history’ that Russian-built wagons will operate on 1 435 mm gauge lines in Europe.

  • IntermodalNews.eu

    UWC certifies its flat wagons for operations across Europe

    Two types of flat wagons manufactured by the Russia-based corporation UWC have been certified for operations in the European countries. Such a decision was issued by the European Union Agency for Railways after series of tests performed by the Czech Railway Research Institute (VUZ).

  • Railvolution

    OVK-Built Container Wagons Authorised By EUAR

    On 2 June 2021 OVK announced that it has obtained the type approval for its Class Sggrs(s) 80’ six-axle and Class Sgmmns 40’ four-axle flat wagons from the European Union Agency for Railways. It will allow operation of these wagons on European network according to Directive (EU) 2016/797. For the first time in modern history, Russian wagons will be operated in Europe on a 1,435 mm gauge network. OVK’s current orders for European countries exceeds 1,000 wagons.

  • Global Railway Review

    UWC to supply methanol tank cars to EuroChem

    United Wagon Company, Russia' largest manufacturer of railcars, will supply 109 tank cars for methanol to EuroChem, one of the world's largest producers of mineral fertilizers. The rolling stock mounted on 25 tonne axle-load bogies will be operated in the fleet of Novomoskovskiy Azot, one of Russia's largest chemical plants producing nitrogen fertilizers and urea.

  • Railway Gazette

    Kyrgyzstan Railways ‘keeping pace with the times’ at modern wagon servicing centre

    Russian company United Wagon Co has opened an authorised service centre in Bishkek to provide warranty and post-warranty maintenance for modern wagons it has supplied.

  • International Transport Journal

    Business expansion in Kyrgyzstan

    Russian railcar manufacturer UWC has opened a service centre in Kyrgyzstan as part of its warranty and post-warranty maintenance programme for new generation freight cars.

  • Railvolution

    OVK container wagons for RB Group

    UWC announced that it will supply 3,600 Model 13-6903 container wagons to RB Group, a rolling stock owner and operator, whose partners are major seaports, forwarding companies, terminals and logistics centres. Delivery dates were not disclosed. By December 2020, the RB Group’s fleet included 2,500 flat wagons.

  • Railvolution

    Lokotrans took over a batch of new box wagons

    Under the contract signed in early 2021, UWC delivered in late March 50 Model 11-6874 box wagons to Lokotrans, Yaroslavl. Together with the box wagons and timber flat wagons delivered to the operator earlier, its fleet now includes a total of 750 wagons built in Tikhvin.

  • Railvolution

    OVK built flat wagons for VIK

    UWC and VIK, a wholesale raw wood and timber merchant, announced a contract for the supply of 40 Model 13-6852-02 flat wagons for transporting timber materials.

  • International Transport Journal

    1,000 flat cars for intermodal network

    Intermodal operator Trans Synergy has ordered 1,000 large-capacity container flat cars from Russian freight car manufacturer UWC. This is the companies' second deal: 360 similar container flat cars were delivered to Trans Synergy last year.